GE wins another $2.6 million Navy contractMay 13,2013GE wins another Navy contract
The Rutland GE Aviation plants have been awarded an additional $2.6 million for a Navy contract for the development and production of fighter engines for the EA-18G Growler, the office of Sen. Patrick Leahy announced Friday.
The modification is to a previously awarded contract. It comes on the heels of a $5.4 million contract made to GE Rutland last week.
The contract is being divided among several GE plants and totals more than $22 million.
GE Rutland received 12 percent — about $2.6 million — of the additional work.
Leahy is the most senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Defense Subcommittee.
GE has invested more than $75 million over three years in its Rutland blade and vane plants on Windcrest Road and Columbian Avenue.MORE IN This Just InThis column can in no way give justice to the work that Bruce Wilson is doing, nor to the... Full StoryLUHANSK, Ukraine — A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver... Full Story
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